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Honors Physics

Week 28 (3/7-3/11)


Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Voltage & Current  in series & parallel circuits Building & analyzing complex circuits Building & analyzing complex circuits Practical Quiz--complex circuits Review--Chapters 19 & 20

Test--Chapters 19 & 20 on Monday 3/14

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Equipment needed:  pen/pencil, scientific calculator, notebook will be needed everyday


Due Monday 3/7

Chapter 20 section 1 review p. 735 (1-4)

Due Wednesday 3/9

Practice 20A p. 739 (1-3)
Practice 20B p. 745 (3,4)
Ch. 20 section 2 review p. 745 (1-3)

Important Vocabulary:

Important Equations:

Pythagorean theorem diagram
images from The Physics Classroom

I = Q/t

V = IR

P = IV

Useful links:    
Your textbook companion site,

Physics Classroom
Static Electricity

Java Games

How Lightning Works
    How Capacitors Work
    How flash memory works
    How Van de Graff Generators Work
    How Photocopiers Work

Career Links
    The institute of electrical engineers

Summer Opportunities
    Maryland Leadership Workshops
    Maryland Summer Centers for Gifted and Talented Students (engineering, art, law, and lots more!)
University of Maryland
    All summer programs (all fields)
    Young Scholars Program
    E2@UMD (Women in Engineering)
Virginia Tech
    C-Tech2 (Women in Science, Math, & Engineering)
University of Virginia
    4-Star Summer Camps
Penn State
    MTM Engineering Camp (Women in Engineering)
Drexel University
    College of Engineering Summer Mentorship Program
George Washington University
    Science and Engineering Apprenticeship Program
New York
    National Institute for Leadership and Ethics (Engineering, as well as politics, art, & business)
    Barnard pre-college program (Young women's leadership, summer in NYC)
New Hampshire
    Exeter Summer School (intense active learning academics)